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Kanye West compares canceled deals to the murder of George Floyd

Kanye West compares canceled deals to the murder of George Floyd

Kanye West compared the blowback of his constant stream of hate speech to the murders of George Floyd and Emmitt Till, while doubling down on anti-Semitic tropes. The 45-year-old rapper, who now goes by the name Ye, told the Los Angeles paparazzi on Friday that his recent loss of a sneaker contract was comparable to …

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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving defends his tweet about a documentary deemed anti-Semitic and sticks to sharing a video of Alex Jones |  CNN

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving defends his tweet about a documentary deemed anti-Semitic and sticks to sharing a video of Alex Jones | CNN

CNN — Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving said he “wouldn’t back down from anything I believe in” after he was condemned by his NBA team owner for tweeting a link to a documentary deemed anti-Semitic. The star guard tweeted a link Thursday to the 2018 film “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America,” which is …

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Anti-Semitic Messages Seen at Multiple Locations in Jacksonville This Weekend |  CNN

Anti-Semitic Messages Seen at Multiple Locations in Jacksonville This Weekend | CNN

CNN — Officials in the Jacksonville, Florida area condemned several anti-Semitic messages that appeared in public spaces over the weekend, including a football stadium, an overpass and a downtown building. An anti-Semitic message referencing rapper Kanye West was seen paraded outside TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville during the Georgia-Florida college football game on Saturday, according …

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After brands dropped Kanye West, many people are wondering: What took so long?  |  CNN Business

After brands dropped Kanye West, many people are wondering: What took so long? | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Earlier this week, Adidas ended its partnership with rapper and fashion designer Ye (formerly Kanye West). His decision came around the same time a slew of other companies also cut ties with the artist – but weeks after Ye started making offensive remarks. Many have wondered: what took Adidas and …

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Exclusive: Kanye West has a disturbing history of admiration for Hitler, sources tell CNN |  CNN

Exclusive: Kanye West has a disturbing history of admiration for Hitler, sources tell CNN | CNN

CNN — Several people who were once close to the artist formerly known as Kanye West have told CNN he has long had a fascination with Adolf Hitler — and that he wants to name an album one day after the Nazi leader. A corporate executive who worked for West, now called Ye, told CNN …

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Brands dumped Kanye West.  What about his musical career?  |  CNN Business

Brands dumped Kanye West. What about his musical career? | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Ye – formerly known as Kanye West – has lost partnerships with fashion brands including Gap, Balenciaga and Adidas over his anti-Semitic comments in recent weeks. Now questions remain on the business that helped propel Ye onto the fashion scene in the first place: music. Since “The College Dropout” in …

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Adidas ends massive deal with Kanye West after anti-Semitism controversy

Adidas ends massive deal with Kanye West after anti-Semitism controversy

Comment this story Comment Adidas has severed ties with Ye, the musician and fashion designer formerly known as Kanye West, marking the end of a partnership that has brought the company billions but has been soured by repeated anti-Semitic and offensive remarks of the artist. After weeks of silence and growing public pressure, the German …

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